Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 edge - Add Additional Fingerprints

Note Notes:

  • A fingerprint is utilized to unlock the device.
  • For the fingerprint scanner to operate, hands must be clean and free of moisture, dirt, oil, lotion, dyes, etc.
  • Up to four fingerprints can be registered on the device.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Note These instructions only apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Lock screen and security.
  3. From the Biometrics section, tap Fingerprint Scanner.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password, or pattern.
  4. From the Manage fingerprints section, tap Add fingerprint.
  5. Place your finger on the fingerprint sensor (Home key) until it vibrates then lift.
    Note View the on-screen tutorial for assistance.
    Note Repeat this step as necessary until the process is complete.
    Note For greater accuracy, finger placement should vary slightly each time.
  6. Tap DONE (lower-right).

Related Topic: Remove Saved Fingerprints